Saturday, October 9

Enjoy free admission every weekday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., except on Monday, October 11.

Ride Special: no ride special today

8:00 am     (Prayer, Pledge)  Junior Market Steer Show – Judging Arena

9:00 am     Gates Open

10:00 am    Rides Open

10:00 am – 10:00 pm    Biscuit Booth – The Mississippi State Fair Biscuit Booth has been around for decades serving fairgoers fresh, hot, homemade, syrup-stuffed, FREE buttermilk biscuits; and the Biscuit Booth at the 162nd Mississippi State Fair will be no different! The Biscuit Booth is sponsored by Kroger, Prairie Farms, and Blackburn Made Syrup.

10:00 am – 10:00 pm     Farm Bureau Petting Zoo – People of all ages come and go through the petting zoo tent to interact with the animals. Come by the Farm Bureau Petting Zoo and experience goats, sheep, pigs, and more!

11:00 am – 8:00 pm    Ag Expo, Genuine MS® Store, and Antique & Classic Car Show – Mississippi Trade Mart

12 noon – Mississippi State Fair Homemade Biscuit Eating Contest – Trustmark Stage – We want to see just how many biscuits you can eat in under 3 minutes! If you want to be a part of this unique contest, please contact Jenna Fullington by September 27th to register to be a part.

12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 6:00 pm    West Texas Rattlesnake Show – Educational, exciting, and entertaining show all about thrilling, rattling reptiles. Listen to trained experts tell stories about these fascinating snakes. Fun for all ages!

1:00 pm     (Prayer, Pledge) Junior Lamb Shows – Barn 8

1:00 pm, 4:45 pm, 7:15 pm    Tumbleweed Crossing – The premier authentic Wild West Comedy Stunt Show.

2:00 pm, 5:40 pm, 6:40 pm, 8:00 pm    Farm Bureau Pig Races – This classic Mississippi State Fair attraction, the Farm Bureau Pig Races, will be located in the Frontier Village. Come by and watch little piglets’ races for the excitement of crossing the finish line first!

2:00 pm – 7:00 pm    Frontier Village Train Depot – Take a ride through the brand new Frontier Village and see what it was like to ride through town in the mid-1800s. This is a stop for the young ones you simply should not skip.

5:30 pm, 7:00 pm    Zerbini Family Circus – Come be amazed by the Zerbini Family as they showcase their skills under the big top! This is a show you will not want to miss.

7:00 pm  Xtreme Bull Riding Fall Nationals – Equine Center (Ticketmaster) Free admission to Fair with advanced purchase of bull riding ticket. Ticket prices start at $25. Purchase your tickets now at the Coliseum Box Office or $5 for parking.

9:30 pm    After-Party Dance at Budweiser Pavilion

11:00 pm     Gates Close